Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A WEEK AT THE ART GALLERY MORE NEW ART EXHIBITIONS IN 2015 COMING MONDAY _ The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Create a gallery that extends from room to room in your home by reading Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to […]
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BE CERTAIN to click on the works of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them. DREAMING OF VERMEER A VIRTUAL GUIDE I’m beginning a series of classes on Vermeer, so I thought it would be fun to organize a virtual guide to all 35 of his paintings in art museums throughout the world. Actually, our […]
JEWEL OF THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE SALISBURY CATHEDRAL My cathedral looks very well…it was the most difficult subject in Landscape I ever had upon my Easel. I have not flinched at the work of the windows, butressses &c—but I have as usual my escape in the Evanescence of the Chiaro-Oscuro. John Constable I wish to have […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. SERIOUS ABOUT ART? A SNEAK PREVIEW OF 2015 THE TOP ARTISTS & EXHIBITIONS COMING MONDAY! The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Start the New Year with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to LIve Creatively!
Please click on the painting to ENLARGE it. INSIDE THE ART MUSEUM, PART II BANKS OF THE SEINE, VETHEUIL: THE FORGOTTEN PAINTING? I’m continuing our tour of the Impressionist wing at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (See: Monday at the Art Museum, Oh My God—It’s a Monet!). Just across from The Artist’s Garden […]
Click on paintings and photos to enlarge or enhance them. INSIDE THE MUSEUM: MONET AND HIS GARDEN—UP CLOSE How about exploring just one painting today? To take a journey with me to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and stand before Monet’s The Artist’s Garden at Vetheuil through the means of a […]
LOOKING FOR CIVILISATION: EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK Another innovative exhibition is currently showing in London (see also: Making Colour at the British National Gallery, June 23 blog). Instead of displaying the works of an artist or period of art, this time Tate Britain is honoring the career of art historian, collector, and public figure, Kenneth […]
PLEASE CLICK on the works of art to ENLARGE them. EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK FATHER’S DAY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES Father’s Day, an international holiday, was celebrated yesterday from the Bahamas to Kuwait to the United States (although the date varies in other countries). So in honor of this annual event, why […]
Click on the pastel to enlarge or enhance it. LOOKING FOR A MASTERPIECE OR TWO? LET MARY CASSATT & EDGAR DEGAS BE YOUR GUIDES TOMORROW! The above work of art is used solely for educational purposes.
BARNES FOUNDATION Philadelphia, Pennsylvania FAST FACTS Superb collection of Post-Impressionist and Early Modern Art, plus African sculpture, American Art, and Old Masters, among other areas of concentration. This personal vision of Dr. Albert C. Barnes (1872-1951) opened in 1925 in Merion, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. Original building designed by […]